Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M.: Foo Fighters' Photo Policy Spark Newspaper's Creative Protest

Tue, July 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Foo Fighters' photo policy fuels creative workaround! Confederate flag cartoon sparks debate! China paper profiles cartoonist charged with sedition! And more!

SDCC: Kodansha Announces Tony Moore Variant for "Attack on Titan"

Sun, July 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The popular manga's publisher also revealed details on its upcoming lines, shared a look at limited edition "Attack on Titan" playing cards and more.

SDCC: Scholastic Announces Graphic Novel by Actor Greg Grunberg

Fri, July 10th, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books

"Dream Jumper: Nightmare Escape," a graphic novel aimed towards middle school-aged readers, will feature a foreword by director J.J. Abrams.

SDCC, Day 0: Annual ZombieWalk: San Diego Canceled

Wed, July 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With trial looming over 2014 car crash, ZombieWalk organizers cancel this year's event! San Diego police brace for crowds! How to enjoy Comic-Con without a badge!

Comics A.M. - Bechdel's "Fun Home" Soars Up Bookstore Chart

Tue, July 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic memoir benefits from a "Broadway bump"! Comic-Con, by the numbers! The hurdles convention-goers face! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Audience "Hungry" For Diverse Characters, DiDio Says

Mon, July 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

DC's Dan DiDio talks diversity! An overview of LGBT comics and fandom! Advice about those Tokyopop contracts! How to make the best of a bad convention!

Found in Translation: Delcourt Brings French Comics, in English, to comiXology

Mon, July 6th, 2015 | Category: Digital Comics

French publisher Delcourt is launching a line of digital-first English translations of its French-language comics and graphic novels on comiXology.

Comics A.M. - Tokyopop Officially Announces Publishing Relaunch

Fri, July 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Tokyopop unveils its plans at Anime Expo! Vertical acquires "Attack on Titan: Lost Girls," more! Ronald Wimberly on his new Image Comics projects! Plus more!

Tokyopop Returns -- But Don't Call It A Comeback

Thu, July 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The iconic manga publisher is staging a return to comics -- but in some ways, Tokyopop has never really gone anywhere.

Comics A.M. - Scott Chantler Named University's Cartoonist In Residence

Thu, July 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Two Generals" creator is University of Windsor's first cartoonist in residence! Meet the "Hijabi Lolita"! A look at "Ghetto Brother"! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Comic-Con Expected To Inject $136M Into Local Economy

Wed, July 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

San Diego’s Convention Center Corp. tweaks its economic estimate. "Mary Perkins On Stage" creator Leonard Starr dies. Harassment accusations at Anime Matsuri.

Comics A.M. - "Naruto" Spinoff Manga To End Next Week

Mon, June 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring" concludes next week! A look at convention demographics! Anime Expo to remain in Los Angeles! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Maine Governor Jokes About Shooting Cartoonist

Fri, June 26th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The Maine cartoonist doesn't think it's a laughing matter. DC Comics joins Hoopla's digital service for libraries. David Lloyd discusses Aces Weekly. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Sonny Liew's Controversial GN Scores Third Printing

Thu, June 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Sonny Liew's graphic novel is a certified bestseller in Singapore! Barnes & Noble increases comics space! Scott Snyder talks "Wytches"! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "Attack On Titan" As A Reflection of Japan's Politics, History

Wed, June 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

How the blockbuster "Attack on Titan" reflects Japanese history and politics! Sonny Liew on the controversy in Singapore! An interview with the "Batgirl" team!

Comics A.M. - Spider-Man Toy Inventor Disappointed By Ruling

Tue, June 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Inventor who sued Marvel addresses Supreme Court ruling! How manga publishers courted women! A look at "The League of Regrettable Superheroes"! More!

Comics A.M. - "Boruto: Naruto the Movie" Viewers To Get Manga One-Shot

Mon, June 22nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Japanese theater-goers will receive a special "Naruto" book! Sophie Campbell talks "Jem" and coming out as trans! Frank Quitely's sound effects in "Batman and Robin"!

Comics A.M. - Is Tokyopop Planning a Comeback?

Fri, June 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

One-time U.S. manga powerhouse teases that it's "rebuilding"! Amazon's appetite for digital comics! A "Mega Man" hiatus! An interview with Noelle Stevenson!

Comics A.M. - "Shonen Jump" Offers Up Issue That Launched "One Piece"

Thu, June 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Shonen Jump+ app celebrates "One Piece's" Guinness World Record! Digital distributor rejects creator's adult gay comics! A spotlight on Valiant! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Jailed Iranian Artist's Lawyer Arrested For Shaking Her Hand

Wed, June 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Atena Farghadani's attorney charged with "fornication." Longtime "Judge Parker" artist Harold LeDoux passes away. Analyzing an artists' income survey. Plus more!

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